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GPS Smartwatch for the Active Lifestyle

- Ultra-thin GPS smartwatch with a sunlight-readable, high-resolution colour touchscreen

- Built-in sports apps, including GPS-enabled running, biking and golfing plus swimming and activity tracking, let you view your stats even when away from your ...


Lookup 010-01297-01
Barcode 753759128425
Weight 0.25 kg
QFC 12544

Built-in activities and smart notifications help you keep a healthy balance between work and life.

From the company that has been developing robust, dedicated wearable technology to improve training metrics for athletes for more than a decade comes the GPS smartwatch for the active lifestyle. Introducing vívoactive - the ultra-thin, lightweight smartwatch with built-in Garmin sports apps that you can wear every day to help you keep a healthy balance between work and life.

Built-in Sports Apps

Our built-in sports apps track your progress even when away from your phone. Simply swipe the screen to the options menu to choose among GPS-assisted running, golf and cycling apps plus swimming and activity tracking.

View your stats even during outdoor workouts. High-resolution colour touchscreen display stays readable in direct sunlight.

Smart Notifications

Stay connected with smartwatch technology1. vívoactive gently vibrates to alert you to incoming calls, texts, email and calendar reminders from your compatible Bluetooth®-enabled device2. Simply touch and swipe the screen to read more, or clear the screen with the press of a button.

Custom Apps and Watch Faces

Personalise vívoactive with free downloads from Connect IQ on Garmin Connect™. Add data fields and widgets that provide stats at a glance, boost functionality with additional apps and customise the display with a variety of watch face designs.

From Work to Workout

Lightweight and ultra-thin, vívoactive looks as appropriate in the office as on the golf course or on a run. The rechargeable battery lasts through all your activities with up to 3 weeks in watch/activity-tracking mode or up to 10 hours using GPS3, keeping the watch on your wrist and not on the charger. Water-resistance rating4 lets you sweat, swim and shower with it on.

Connect - Powered by Garmin

At Garmin Connect, you can track your progress, and earn virtual badges for extra motivation. You can also join online challenges and connect, compete and compare with friends and family around the world.

Garmin Connect is available on your computer or compatible mobile device2.

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Show your true colours

vívoactive is available in basic black or white to match your philosophy of style.

Additional bands – which can be swapped out – come in 5 colours. Dress up your device with the leather option available in both black and white.

Built-In Sports Apps

vívoactive features built-in sports apps that track your stats - even when away from your phone.

Hit the Ground Running

Uses GPS to capture essential running data. Built-in accelerometer and wrist-based speed and cadence trackers.

Get in Gear

The GPS-enabled cycling app measures time, distance, speed and calories. Compatible with sensors² such as speed, cadence and heart rate monitors to measure your progress.

Tee Off

Download course maps from our golf course database - with more than 38,000 courses worldwide - to play favourite and new courses.

Dive In

The thin profile cuts through the water, and its 5 ATM water rating means you can swim, sweat and shower with it on, worry-free.

Step It Up

vívoactive follows your progress even when you’re not engaged in a specific activity. The activity tracking app tracks your steps to learn your activity level, then assigns an attainable daily step count goal.

Stay Connected

vívoactive gently vibrates to alert you to all the same notifications you receive on your compatible Bluetooth-enabled device4.

Advanced Smartwatch Features

vívoactive lets you control the tunes on your music player, locate your phone and let your friends and family track your activities in real time with Live Track. You can also remotely control your VIRB® Elite action camera.

Custom Apps & Watch Faces

Personalise vívoactive with free downloads from our Connect IQ store. You can customise your watch face, add data fields and get apps and widgets that provide information at a glance.

Challenge Yourself

Stay up to date on your progress for each of the built-in activities with automatic syncs with Garmin Connect Mobile. You can earn virtual badges for extra motivation, join online challenges and connect, compete and compare with friends and family around the world. View your history and stats right on the smartwatch.

Product Camparison

  vívofit vívosmart vívoactive
Personalised Daily Goal
Move Bar
Monitors Sleep
Heart Rate Compatible
Garmin Connect
Wireless Sync
Auto Sync
Activity Timer
Backlit Display OLED
Smart Notifications
Vibration Alerts
Touchscreen Colour
Find My Phone
VIRB Remote
Music Player Controls
Built-in Running App
Built-in Golfing App
Built-in Cycling App
Built-in Swimming App
Connect IQ
Battery Life 1+ Year Up to 7 Days Up to 3 Weeks/
10 hrs with GPS

Technical Specifications

Physical & Performance
Physical Dimensions 1.72" x 1.52" x 0.32" (43.8 mm x 38.5 mm x 8.0 mm)
Display size (WxH) 1.13" x 0.80" (28.6 mm x 20.7 mm)
Display Resolution (WxH) 205 x 148px
Touchscreen Yes
Colour Display Yes
Weight Without bands: 18g, With bands: 38g
Battery Rechargeable Lithium Battery
Battery Life Up to 3 weeks (10 hours in GPS mode)
Water Resistance 50 Metres
Smart Notifications Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Music Control Yes
Find My Phone Yes
VIRB® Control Yes

Cycling Features
Bike Speed/Cadence Sensor Yes (optional)

Running & Cycling Features
Heart Rate Monitor Yes (optional)
Pace Alert (Triggers alarm if you vary from preset pace) Yes
Heart Rate-Based Calorie Consumption Yes
Calculates Calories Burned Yes

Swimming Features
Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories) Yes

Golfing Features
Measure Shot Distance Yes
Yardage to Front/Mid/Back of Green Yes
Yardage to layups/doglegs Yes

Activity Tracking Features
Step Counter Yes
Auto Goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal) Yes
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it) Yes
Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep) Yes

Garmin Connect
Garmin Connect compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data) Yes
Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to your computer) Yes

Garmin Connect
Additional compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data)
  • Pairs with your smartphone to gently vibrate and display alerts for incoming calls, texts, emails and calendar items plus notifications from social media and other mobile apps

  • On-device data fields/screens: Daily step count, goal countdown, inactivity timer, distance, calories, time of day/date, heart rate*, bike speed*, VIRB® action camera/remote*, music player controls*

  • Supports heart rate and heart rate zone: Yes (when used with an ANT+ heart rate monitor)
1Heart rate monitor available with some versions; sold separately with others
2Sold separately
3Syncs when within 30 feet of your compatible smartphone
4Compatible with iPhone® 4S or later and most Bluetooth® Smart-capable Android™ devices (Android 4.3+ required). iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc. Android is a trademark of Google Inc.

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